Love your surf ‘n’ turf but want to cut down the calories and carbs? We’ve compiled a list of some of the best keto chicken and shrimp recipes that offer some incredible low-calorie options that are meaty, flavorful, and rich in protein.
From the big, bold flavors of bourbon street chicken and shrimp to the easily customizable chicken and shrimp stir-fry, these recipes put the duo to good use! Give them a try today; they’re bound to make your list of all-time favorites!
1. Bourbon Street Chicken & Shrimp
This copycat recipe is a soulful dish that will be the life of your party. The bourbon whiskey-flavored marinade used for the chicken and shrimp gives them bold flavors that are elevated with the onion and pepper sauce. Serve it Applebee’s-style with mozzarella sticks or just some lemon wedges.
2. Cajun Sausage and Shrimp Sheet Pan Dinner
If you like jambalaya, you’ll adore this low-carb sheet pan version of the original. With chicken breast, shrimp, and Aldi Italian chicken sausage, this dish is packed with protein and savory flavors without all the carbs. Add the shrimp halfway through the cooking process to bring out a tender bite and more intense flavors!
3. Chicken and Shrimp Stir-Fry with Broccoli
Whip up this scrumptious Asian-inspired stir-fry in under 30 minutes! Chicken, veggies, and shrimp cooked with coconut aminos, ginger, garlic, and lard or coconut oil bring bold flavors to the dish. You can also add other veggies you like, including asparagus or green beans. Serve it hot over cauliflower rice for a filling meal.
4. Easy Keto Chicken & Shrimp Fettuccine Alfredo Pasta
Pasta is a strict no-no on a keto diet. But you can still enjoy the creamy deliciousness of the classic fettuccine by swapping traditional pasta with a heart of palms version! This quick and tasty recipe features chicken, shrimp, and heart of palms noodles cooked in a buttery, garlicky sauce. It’s super easy to make and incredibly delicious with just 4 g net carbs per serving — you won’t believe this meal is keto-friendly!
5. Keto Chicken Shrimp Gumbo with Sausage
This recipe is a keto-friendly version of the Creole Gumbo — and it comes at only 6g net carbs per bowl of this spicy, savory stew. Make it with chicken, shrimp, sausage, and a boatload of spices to create layers of unique flavors. You’ll find yourself tempted to make this thick, flavorful gumbo every time you have chicken and shrimp on hand!
6. Low Carb Jambalaya with Chicken Shrimp and Sausage
A jambalaya is comfort food like none other! And this recipe helps you create a healthy, mouthwatering version of the New Orleans favorite that’s also low-carb. Chicken, andouille sausage, shrimp, and veggies paired with roasted cauliflower rice and cooked with a medley of spices, this dish is a must-try!
7. Keto Jambalaya Soup
Make this hearty, soupy version of jambalaya with none of the carbs in just 30 minutes! In this recipe, chicken, shrimp, kielbasa, and veggies are simmered in a chicken broth flavored with spices, garlic, and bouillon to produce a hearty low-carb soup. You can also pack some heat with hot sauce!
8. Keto Sweet & Spicy Chicken and Shrimp
This sweet and spicy dish calls for pairing sautéed chicken and mushrooms with shrimp coated in a delectable sauce made with mayo, sriracha, paprika, red pepper, and lime juice. It’s a sweet, spicy, tangy dish that’ll have you drooling! Garnish with lime wedges and chopped green onion to serve!
9. One Skillet Chicken with Lemon Sauce and Shrimp
Healthy, nutritious, and packed with protein, this one-skillet recipe is a quick and convenient dish you can whip up on busy weeknights! It also has a bright and zesty lemon sauce made with butter, onion, dill, heavy whipping cream, parmesan, garlic, lemon juice, and lemon zest that really ties this dish together.
10. Chicken Salad with Shrimp on Lettuce Boats
A creamy mix of cooked chicken and shrimp served in fresh and crunchy lettuce boats — what better way to elevate a salad? Apart from our two proteins, the recipe also includes celery and red pimentos to add a touch of spice and color. Mix them all with mayo, lemon juice, and creole seasoning to make a savory, creamy, and highly nutritious salad!